The Associate Client Partner is a developmental level sales position that will focus on the prospecting of new and lapsed clients. Through industry and sector research, this role will work to create sales pitches for potential new advertising partners to grow accounts. The Associate Client Partner will help grow these new accounts into larger, more frequent advertisers. Once developed into a larger, more strategic accounts to be managed by Client Partners.
This role will report into the sector Client Director.
Compile research on new business opportunities including lapsed accounts and inbound business
Identify and develop new advertisers
Build relationships and develop a significant account list of advertisers and agencies through cold calls, trade networking events, and leads generated by Associates or Demand Generation team.
Develop and manage sales pipeline
Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and prospecting calls
Maintain a spreadsheet of active accounts and revenue forecasts.
Develop industry expertise and provide sales team with updates on current trends, news, competitive analysis and advertising opportunities.
Skills & Experience
1-3 years of experience in an account management role
Strong prospecting, presentation,and selling skills.
A consultative approach and the ability to comfortably liaise both internally and externally
Previous experience supporting sales representatives with a large book of business or personally maintaining accounts.
A demonstrated ability to grow new and more transactional accounts
Proven ability to assist in the development of complex print and digital campaigns
Demonstrated success exceeding sales quotas and goals.
Prior Media Sales experience
Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is needed.
A demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective business relationships is essential.
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: Sales Group
Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified
Req ID: 34019